Dr. Saranya Manickaraj

MBBS, MD (Ped), Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr Saranya Manickaraj has over 13 years of experience in Pediatrics and Neonatology. Dr Saranya an expert in care of extreme preterm born as early as 23 weeks and as low as 500 g birth-weight, birth asphyxia, medical and post-operative management of neonatal surgical emergencies such as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Complex congenital heart disease, NEC with perforation, Gastroschisis, Omphalocele, Intestinal atresia, Tracheoesophageal Fistula, PDA ligation, etc. Dr Saranya is well versed in use of state of art NICU equipment such as HFOV, Nitric Oxide, whole body cooling, amplitude EEG. She is skilled in all neonatal procedures including PICC and other central lines placement, Peripheral arterial line placement, Ventricular tap, Pericardiocentesis and Chest drain insertion.
Counseling and work-up of complicated antenatal conditions is also one of her main areas of interest. Her research interests include Neonatal Transport, Hypotension in the ELGANs, Infection control, Developmental and Family-centered care in the NICU and Pain control in neonates.


Certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program, India TOT (Trainer of Trainees)
  • SCAN (Sonographic Clinical Assessment of the Newborn) from the University of Calgary, Canada
  • Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography from the McMaster University,Ontario, Canada

Professional Membership

  • Medical Council of India
  • Tamil Nadu Medical Council
  • National Neonatology Forum of India
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Indian Medical Association

Dr. Saranya Manickaraj

MBBS, MD (Ped), Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine




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Dr. Saranya Manickaraj

MBBS, MD (Ped), Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Accomplishments

  • Publication-Does High Protein Intake During First Week of Life Improve Growth and Neurodevelopmental Outcome at 18 months Corrected Age in Extremely Preterm Infants? The Indian Journal Of Pediatrics Nov 2015
  • Publication-Umbilical Cord Blood Cortisol Levels and Hemodynamic Status on the First Day of Life in Preterm Infants Less than 32 Weeks Gestation Paediatrics & Child Health 20(5): June 2015
  • Publication- Long-Term Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Very Low Birth Weight Infants Admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are not Affected By 24 Hours in House Staff Neonatologists’ Coverage. June 2013 Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Publication-Higher Parenteral Protein Intake During the First Week of Life is Associated with Better Growth at 18 Months in Preterm Infants <29 Weeks. June 2013 Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Awards-Best Research Paper award for “Umbilical Cord Blood Cortisol Levels and Hemodynamic Status on the First Day of Life in Preterm Infants Less than 32 Weeks Gestation”